Samaikyandhra stir picks up
Anantapuramu: The Samaikyandhra agitation spread from cities and towns to villages also in Anantapuramu...
Anantapuramu: The Samaikyandhra agitation spread from cities and towns to villages also in Anantapuramu district. Bandh was observed in the entire district on Sunday. On the 12th day of the agitation of the united State, not even a single bus came on the road. The district RTC has incurred a loss of about Rs 9.60 crore due to the agitation.
Protesting against the State’s division, a youth, Mohammad, tried to set himself on fire in Guntakal on Sunday. He was shifted to Kurnool Government Hospital when his condition became critical. The relay strike of JACTO employees completed 12 days. All teachers’ unions held Vanta Varpu at Clock Tower and had their food on the road itself. Women teachers played kabaddi.
Samaikyandhra agitators obstructed Hindupur MP Nimmala Kistappa in Penukonda and demanded him to pressurize TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu to write a letter to the Central government in favour of united State. SK University students staged a dharna on national highway while all the petrol bunks will be closed for one day. All educational institutions declared holidays till August 15.
Employees, teachers, workers, farmers, students, RTC staff and other unions took part in Samaikyandhra agitation in Kadiri, Guntakal, Dharmavaram, Hindupur, Tadipatri, Kalyanadurg, Uravakonda, Singanamala, Rayadurg, Penukonda and other places in the district.
After a break of two days due to Ramzan festival, the agitation again pulled intensity and burning of effigies of Sonia Gandhi and KCR became a routine.